For every hardcore gamer buying the latest FIFA game has become somewhat of an annual ritual. EA Sports has been dishing out a new FIFA game every single year since 1995. This makes you wonder, how much improvement can the new games have compared to previous year’s version? The short answer to that is a lot. Even though, the scope of improvements and additions seems limited. EA somehow has managed to improve the game’s graphics, features, and gameplay every single year. FIFA 16 is no different as it comes with a whole lot of new features, a stunning new graphics, a more realistic gameplay, and an add-on playable mode that will make you proud. That’s right for the first time in the history of the FIFA video game series there will be playable Women’s National Football teams. This is just the tip of the iceberg, the new game promises to offer much more. To help you decide whether or not you should buy the new game, here’s our list of 5 new features and improvements you can expect from FIFA 16.
Realistic AI Defenders: There is nothing more boring than playing against dumb AI. After a while you can start predicting all their moves which severely hampers the quality of the game. This is something FIFA is improving on year after year. FIFA 16 promises a much more realistic experience as AI players for the first time learn how to defend as a unit. EA also adds something called the Swing Step Defender which enables AI defenders to target high-risk attackers with much more ease. As a player you would find it much more challenging to fool the new AI’s making the goals you score all the more memorable. The new AI defenders also are programmed to understand the pace of the game and work more as a team. (Source)
New Dribbling Control Dynamics: FIFA 16 also come equipped with a new dribbling feature which gives players a greater degree of freedom when trying to get past a defender. It has added something called the No Touch Dribbling which enables players to let go of the ball for a brief moment to maneuver around a skilled defender. This is a dribbling tactics that’s amazingly effective in the real world and often used by the likes of Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo. (Source)
FIFA Trainer: Taking into account the high level of competition between fellow gamers, FIFA 16 will come with a new Trainer mode. FIFA Trainer mode will aim to improve the skill level of the gamers by revealing valuable in-game tips and control tactics. (Source)
Shots On Goal Improvement: No two shots on goal will ever be the same again with FIFA 16. The new game dynamics takes into account a complex 3D model of the foot and how the ball reacts when it comes into contact. Which basically means the ball will take a specific trajectory and direction depending on how it hits the foot. It can either be a finesse shot that enables the ball to curve into the goal or a direct shot that goes straight in. (Source)
Addition of Women’s Teams: FIFA 16 will include 12 Women’s National teams. Gamers can select the teams and play in offline tournaments, match day, and online multiplayer mode. Women’s Teams that will feature in the FIFA 16 are Mexico, China, Australia, Brazil, Sweden, USA, Germany, France, England, Canada, Spain, and Italy. (Source)